Etc. -- John Moffatt Senior's 1917 obituary
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A lightly edited transcript of a page 1 article in the 14 Jun 1917 Simcoe Reformer.

The Late John Moffatt, Sr.

John Moffatt, Sr. an old and highly respected resident of Cultus, died on Sunday, 27 May 1917, in his 81st year.

He settled on the old homestead [32] years ago, at which place he died, and also his wife, Magdalena Sternaman, who predeceased him nine years ago.

He was a member of the Methodist Church for many years.

He leaves to mourn his lose five sons and two daughters: James of Paris Ontario, John of Cultus, Alton of Simcoe, Privates Leslie and Morley Moffatt of the 133rd Battalion now in France, Mrs. Henry Fishback of Belmont, and Mrs. Sarah Whiting of Cultus.

The relatives from a distance attending the funeral were William Moffat [sic] of Ancaster Ontario, a brother of the deceased; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hastie of Holstein Ontario, and Mrs. Charles Reid and Miss Bella Patterson of Egremont.

The funeral took place on Wednesday, 30 May 1917, interment being made in Cultus. The services were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Chapman of Walsingham Centre.

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